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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 November 2013

We don't stay in hotels because we want to enjoy what the hotel has to offer. We stay in hotels so we can take advantage of everything nearby. It's nice when the hotel offers unique options like a rooftop deck to view the Pacific and the bay, where you can watch surfers, see the local marinas and enjoy a meal...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for the nice compliments regarding the staff. I'm sorry if you only found high sugar options for breakfast during your stay as we regularly provide a wide range of options to include fresh fruit, hard boiled eggs, yoghurt and low sugar cereals. I will definitely review the menu though to make sure that everything...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Stayed on recommendation of friends who had visited twice before. You almost don't want to advertise this hotel in case it gets so booked up you cant get in! Such a great place with wonderful staff, cute rooms and home made cookies. Yards from the amazing beach one way and the same to the sandy banked estuary the other.. location...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive (and dare I say, glowing!) review. We all really appreciate the kind words of praise along with pointing out all the amenities you enjoyed, so others can enjoy them too. Come back soon; no matter how many great reviews are written about us, I am sure we'll...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 17 October 2013

What a gem. Located across the street from the beach and a walkway to the bike path, this classic small hotel provides just the right home for a visit to Newport Beach. Super friendly staff, ample breakfast options, cookies in the evening and a powerful shower will get you value for your cost. While not, by any means, luxurious, this...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Small friendly and with a vintage vibe, that's us! I am so glad you enjoyed the ambiance of our little hotel and that you took the time to write such a lovely review. Come back soon for more cookies and character; again thanks!

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 October 2013

In my review searching of hotels on Tripadvisor it is almost a phenomenon to come across a hotel with 95% "Excellent" reviews. Surely, they must be fake or the hotel has cash in the room for you, but honestly this was a great bed and breakfast with a super awesome location. I can honestly say I would not rate it...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your extensive review; I know potential guests will find your attention to all of our amenities really useful. Thank you for saying that all the staff were awesome; they will certainly appreciate the comments as they take real pride in their work. Looking forward to hosting you again.

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I am so very excited to be coming for another visit over Thanksgiving. This is positively my favorite place to stay in Newport Beach (8th or 9th time I believe). Wonderful staff, rooms are very well taken care of, fresh baked cookies in the afternoon and a great breakfast (also free). We just can't get enough of the beach, shops...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

It really does sound like you'll be 'home for the holidays'! We so look forward to having the pleasure of hosting you again at this special time. Travel safely on your way to us!

barcelona
Reviewed 6 October 2013

I stayed at the hotel one night. It is right on the beach and the beach is wonderful. It is quiet, relaxed and very friendly. All extras are free including parking. Free freshly baked cookies in the lounge after 15.00 hours. My only reserve is that the rooms are not large. Perfectly adequate for me on my own but maybe...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to our Country and for making Bay Shores part of your journey. I really appreciate your review and for mentioning so many of our amenities. We'd love to have the pleasure of your company if you return this way again, safe travels for the rest of your vacation.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 October 2013

I booked this hotel after reading other reviews and it lived up to the expectations. Very helpful & friendly staff, clean & well appointed rooms, excellent location to the beach and restaurants, free beach chairs & toys, free breakfast, free parking and best of all is the wonderful customer service (greeting card on bed, turn down at night & ohhh...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of all independent hotel owners everywhere, thank you for being our treasured guest and for choosing the unique experience only a boutique hotel can provide. I so appreciate you taking the time to write your review, I hope you come up the Coast to stay with us again soon.

Leicester, UK
Reviewed 1 October 2013

As with other reviewers we had a great stay at the hotel, and after having stayed at a 4 Diamond hotel in San Diego before our visit here were a bit apprehensive. Location is excellent - across the beach and bay. Free car parking. Staff were very attentive and helpful. Great buffet breakfast to start the day and we took...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of all the employees, thank you for coming to stay and for posting your review. I really appreciate you mentioning the hotel's proximity to both the bay and the beach and for commenting on the staff. Location and service are the stock in trade at Bay Shores and I am so glad that you found both to your...

Southern California
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Well to start with we really enjoyed staying at the Bay Shores Peninsula hotel. Others have said so many good things so it’s hard to come up with something different. One of the most important things to understand is what you’re looking for in a place to stay. Do you want a spa – resort experience with waiter’s pool side...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

In all my years as a hotel owner, I don't think we have ever received such an extensive review!! Thank you so much for taking the time (and it must have taken a lot of time!) to provide future guests with such a comprehensive description of your recent experience. From the rooftop to the parking lot you covered it all...

Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 25 September 2013

I stayed at the hotel with my wife for our honeymoon almost a year ago. We loved the place soooooo much that we still visit their website and see the pictures. The location was great, you can just walk to the beach. The staff is great and the breakfast is yummie. They also give out boards to use for surfing...

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Fred-BSPH1, Owner at Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel, responded to this review

We are so touched that we are part of some of your very special and happy memories! To see new photos, you can also stay in touch with us on Facebook; we'd love to have the pleasure of your company there too. Looking forward to being part of your future happiness!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Celebrating over thirty years under the same family ownership and operation, the Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel is the perfect place for tourists, business travelers and beach people who love to find value and quality in a small, B&B style environment. Only steps from America’s finest beaches on the "California Riviera", we are just 3 blocks from the historic Newport Pier including the shopping, fine dining and nightlife you would expect from the southern California beach scene. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel

Address: 1800 W Balboa Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663-4515
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range: ₹ 11,468 - ₹ 18,909 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Peninsula Bay Shores
Peninsula Newport Beach
Newport Beach Peninsula
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Newport Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
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“Third Floor Ocean View room. The Marina Bay suite or room 304 are the best two rooms in the place!”
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